Gillingham YouTube hit Kate Payne offered job in Germany
When admin assistant Kate Payne
created a tongue-in-cheek make-up tutorial, she never expected the
huge interest it would create.
But just a week after the Medway
Messenger reported on her YouTube creation becoming an online hit,
the video has attracted almost 77,000 views and Kate has been
contacted by a television director in Germany.
The spoof nine-minute film, shot in
Kate’s bedroom at her home in Beechings Way, Twydall, teaches girls
how to get ready for a night out in Medway.
Advice includes not taking a
shower, keep your hair as dry and big as possible and caking on the
Kate, 20, said: “I did it because
my friends who live in Medway would find it funny. I never expected
it to go so far. It’s been surreal.”
Usually Kate only shares her
YouTube videos with her friends on Facebook. But when this one
proved popular among her friends, she decided to make it
Since appearing in the Medway
Messenger, the video has been on websites all over the world and
featured in the Daily Mail newspaper.
She said: “I started making YouTube
videos about a year ago. I was going through a bit of a rough time
and I used to watch other people’s videos on YouTube which used to
cheer me up so I decided to do the same.
“It means a lot to me that so many
people have taken the time to watch my video, like it or comment on
it. And I’m glad I have made people smile.”
She added: “I’ve been contacted by
a TV director in Germany which could have potential but it would be
a dream if it led to a job over here.”
In her latest video: ‘How to bag a
bird’ Kate posed reading a copy of the Medway Messenger and she has
also posted a video thanking people for watching her clips.
She has already got another video
up her sleeve but is keeping tight-lipped about it.
She said: “All I can say is that it
is about daytime TV.”
To watch her videos, search Kate Payne on
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